Presidential Open Forums Scheduled

Campus and community members are encouraged to attend open forums for the four NDSU presidential candidates. The candidates will be meeting with other individuals and groups over the course of two day interviews. The search committee has been charged to forward three names to the State Board of Higher Education. A final selection is expected at the State Board’s May 24 meeting.

All forums are scheduled 10:30 to 11:30 in the Festival Concert Hall of the Reineke Fine Arts Center. Outstate employees are encouraged to view the forums on tape, which will be posted at a few hours of each forum, along with the presentation slides.

The candidates cover letters and resumes are posted on our presidential search website at

Dean Bresciani – Tuesday, April 27
Gary Miller – Friday, April 30
Bill Ruud – Tuesday, May 4
John Gardner – Friday, May 7

Attendees will have the opportunity to submit feedback on each candidate at each forum. Comments also may be emailed to